Veterans Day is on November 11th.
It is a Federal Holiday.
Most schools and businesses are closed.
Veterans Day honors veterans and people in the US military.
People have parades and memorials.
We also remember POW/MIAs (Prisoners of War or Missing in Action).
The US Military (Armed Forces) is the US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.
• People in the US Army are soldiers.
• People in the US Navy are sailors.
• People in the US Air Force are pilots, airmen, and airwomen.
• People in the US Marine Corps go wherever they are needed to fight.
• People in the US Coast Guard protect our coasts, beaches, and boats.
People in the military can bear arms or serve as non-combatants.
People who are now in the US Military are on active duty.
People who were in the US Military are called Veterans.
Happy Veterans Day!